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From tiny acorns…

  …great oaks grow. I must admit, I absolutely love this little acorn! At approximately 12mm long by 9mm wide, this miniature silver nut has a reassuring weight and quality, without looking chunky. Tucked away within its dimpled shell, a tiny tawny coloured gem sparkles discreetly. This little acorn would make the perfect gift to yourself or [...]

Birthdays and butterflies…

  Ooh I’ve had a lovely birthday this year! I had a very nice weekend away with my hubby, and felt very lucky to receive lots of nice cards and pressies from my lovely family and friends. And, although I usually make jewellery for other people, this week I made something just for me. I can’t [...]

A Rose by any other name…

  …might smell sweeter, but would they look as sweet? Last week, my lovely hairdresser Toni asked if I could design a necklace for her four bridesmaids. She is getting married this summer and is struggling to find a necklace to go with the gorgeous fifties style dresses she has bought for them. Talking through [...]

Oh Mr Postman…

With Valentines Day just four days away, it’s the perfect excuse for me to make this loved up little necklace. Wouldn’t you love this to drop through your door on the 14th?  I wanted to give it a bit of a vintagey and romantic feel – what says vintage romance more than a handwritten love [...]

Down at the bottom of the garden…

Despite the ground currently being so frozen, one vegetable has made it through the cold – and is the proud new addition to my collection. The little pea pod! My little sister’s birthday is coming up soon, and I wanted to make something special for her. When I went brunette last year, friends couldn’t believe how [...]